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Adventures NYC

Saturday, June 20, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Central Park, the Bandshell Area
enter at 72nd Street

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Rain or Shine

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People climbing a rock wall

Join NYC Parks and Backpacker Magazine for Adventures NYC, and discover adventure right here in your own backyard! Get ready to hike, bike, climb and paddle as we celebrate NYC Parks and the great outdoors. This year's event has a new twist - it will feature the 30th Anniversary of the Stihl Timbersports Competition!

On Saturday, June 20, come to Central Park and enjoy a day of outdoor adventure – for FREE! Activities will include:

 Please note that lines are subject to close early to ensure that the event ends at 5:30 p.m.

Certain activities will require a waiver, which will be provided at the event for participants to sign. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present to sign the waiver.  Additionally, children must be at least 5 years of age to participate in kayaking and at least 8 years of age to participate in stand-up paddleboarding.

Highlights from previous years



  •  Boy on Bicycle
  •  Rock Climbing
  • AdventuresNYC crowd
  •  AdventuresNYC crowd
  • People fishing
  • People Kayaking
  • People doing yoga
  • People at Adventures NYC
  • Person kayaking
  • People getting paddles
  • The Backpacker tent
  • Group of people posing with bike helmets on
  • Person climbing a rock wall
  • Two people performing trampoline acrobatics
  • Group of people doing yoga


Interested in becoming a sponsor of Adventures NYC? In addition to being featured in the one of the largest public events in Central Park, your brand will gain exposure through a comprehensive marketing plan that includes, but is not limited to:

Please contact Christine Dabrow at to receive more information.

Presenting Sponsors

NYC Parks


Supporting Sponsors



NY Liberty

Blue Buffalo

Stihl Timbersports


Honest tea

Maui Jim




NY Knicks Groove Truck



Media Sponsors

The L Magazine

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